Are Mike Hampton's children better educated because of the Colorado school systems? For a guy who has already earned $104 million in his career, is it worth it for Pujols to join the Angels instead of going back to the Cardinals for a $30 million difference? I don't know. I'm sure everyone in Cardinal land is asking, how much money is enough? What I can tell you is that Pujols will never make up that $30 million just by being a lifelong Cardinal.
What we learned from "The Decision," is that fans want respect. They are definitely owed that for their decision to buy jerseys and tickets. Fans
So what does a team owe us fans? Some will undoubtedly blame the Cardinals today for dropping the ball. But didn't the team give us fans what we want? Two titles in six years.
Who are we to tell them that spending whatever it takes is good business? Isn't it reasonable to allow a team to operate as a rational business?
Albert Pujols is now with the Angels. And He has the right to be there.
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